Redfin CEO talks iBuyer strategy, MLSs and more ahead of ICLV

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman hopped on a call with Inman to discuss some of his company’s latest news and preview his comments for the upcoming Inman Connect in Las Vegas, where he’ll be speaking on the main stage.

Redfin expands its direct offer service to Northern Virginia

In Northern Virginia, if the seller accepts a Redfin Direct offer, they’d pay a 1 percent listing fee and a 1 percent transaction fee, according to the company.

Redfin CEO says measured growth is key to his brokerage’s success

Glenn Kelman believes clear victors will emerge from the real estate tech arms race in the next couple years. Mergers and acquisitions are inevitable, he argues. That’s because real estate websites want to insert themselves into the transaction while s…

Zillow peering in your window may be a good sign

With its impressive stock turn around, Zillow is stalking firms that can support their fast growing instant-offer biz model.

Redfin opens new engineering hub in Texas

Citing the affordability of the Dallas area, and Frisco in particular, the techie brokerage is expanding with its first engineering office outside of the West Coast.

Notarize has facilitated more than $1B in online closings since 2017

It took about 18 months to hit $1 billion, but the company expects to hit a second billion in just four weeks, Notarize CEO Pat Kinsel told Inman.

Redfin’s new agent-free service hits regulatory snag

Redfin Direct, a pilot program that allows consumers to make direct offers on homes listed by real estate brokerage Redfin online without being represented by a buyer’s agent, is violating a regulation regarding agency disclosure, according to a Massachusetts state agency that oversees real estate licensees.

Best friends 4ever? Redfin strikes deal with Zillow to list in 4 cities

Long-time rivals Zillow and Redfin have finally made peace — over one issue at least — and struck a deal that allows the former to directly host the latter’s listings in four U.S. cities.

The Real Word: CEO addresses new Redfin Direct option

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman addresses Redfin Direct’s new option.

BREAKING: RE/MAX and Redfin end exclusive partnership after 2 months

The deal is off: RE/MAX and Redfin are ending their nascent exclusive referral partnership after Redfin introduced a new platform last week that would allow consumers without buyer’s agents to place offers over the internet on Redfin-listed homes in Bo…